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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 Demographics

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

A Prostate-Specific Antigen test, also called a PSA test, is a blood test used to check men for prostate cancer.

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,923 1,259 62.4 59.7-65.1 664 37.6 34.9-40.3
Regions 1 & 2 334 219 65.1 58.3-71.4 115 34.9 28.6-41.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 294 201 65.6 58.3-72.3 93 34.4 27.7-41.7
Non-Hispanic Black 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
40-44 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-64 165 98 61.9 52.3-70.6 67 38.1 29.4-47.7
65+ 143 112 76.4 65.8-84.5 31 23.6 15.5-34.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some College + 205 155 76.2 68.0-82.9 50 23.8 17.1-32.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 146 82 54.4 44.1-64.3 64 45.6 35.7-55.9
$50,000+ 133 98 73.2 62.6-81.7 35 26.8 18.3-37.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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